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2007 Class 89 Appeal Supporter's Day

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On 30th June 2007 a special unveiling of 89001 in its original InterCity Executive livery was organised for the benefit of contributors to the Class 89 Appeal, who raised the money to purchase the loco.


The day before the event, 89001 was shunted into position. Here it descends into the yard at Barrow Hill, propelled by a 20.

Passing another Co-Co design used on the ECML.

A high-level view as 89001 passes the coal stage.

89001 parked for display outside the Roundhouse.

A higher angle on 89001 in the Garden at Barrow Hill.

Awaiting visitors at Barrow Hill on the day before (and before the heavens opened!).

The weather on the day, combined with previous flooding in the area, conspired to reduce visitor numbers somewhat, but those that attended enjoyed the day. 89001 on display.

89001 with headlights blazing.

89001 and the ACLG banner.

Some of the restoration team break open the bubbly to celebrate the loco's preservation and repaint with guests.

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